Fonds 2018-008 - Records of Belleville Beta Sigma Phi chapters

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CA ON00156 2018-008

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Records of Belleville Beta Sigma Phi chapters

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  • 1959-2000 (Creation)

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3m of textual and graphic records

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(fl. 1959-)

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Beta Sigma Phi is a non-academic sorority group which was established in Kansas in 1931. There have been a number of active Chapters in the Quinte region.

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Donated by members of Beta Sigma Phi in January 2018 (2018-008) and November 2018 (2018-137).

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Scrapbooks created by members of the Belleville, Ontario, Chapters of the Beta Sigma Phi sorority, documenting the groups' activities and press coverage.

Bay of Quinte Area Council
1) Memory Book, 1973
2) File including minutes and notes, 1981-2000

Scrapbooks are included for the following Chapters:
Alpha Lambda
3) 1975-1976
4) 1978-1979

Gamma Mu
5) 1961-1965
6) 1966-1967
7) 1967-1968
8) 1969-1970
9) 1970-1971
10) 1971-1972
11) 1980-1981
12) 1981-1982
13) 1988-1989
14) 1989-1990
15) 1991-1992
16) 1992-1993
17) 1994-1995

Preceptor Alpha Beta
18) 1978-1981
19) 1981-1982
20) 1982-1984
21) 1984-1985
22) 1986-1987
23) 1987-1988
24) 1991-1992

Xi Alpha Mu
25) 1959-1967
26) 1977-1980
27) 1980-1981
28) 1981-1982
29) 1983-1984
30) 1986-1987
31) 1991-1992
31a) 1993-1994 (this volume transferred from Belleville Public Library in April 2019)
32) 1996-1997

Xi Beta Zeta
33) 1972-1974
34) 1975-1976
35) 1976-1977
36) 1977-1978
37) 1978-1979
38) 1979-1980
39) 1980-1981
40) 1981-1982
41) 1983-1984
42) 1984-1985
43) 1986-1987
44) 1987-1988
45) 1988-1989
46) 1989-1990
47) 1990-1991
48) 1991-1992
49) 1992-1993
50) 1993-1994
51) 1995-1996
52) 1997-1998

One file of loose items.
Poster celebrating 50 years of Beta Sigma Phi, prepared by Gwen Aubin, 1981.
Poster with titles of officers of Beta Sigma Phi Chapters, c.1980.

Additional materials received as 2018-137 in November 2018:


  • Minutes of the Laureate Sigma Chapter, 1978-1984
  • Minutes of the Laureate Alpha Eta Chapter, 1982-2011
  • Minutes of Belleville City Council of Beta Sigma Phi, 2016
  • Ten issues of 'The Torch' magazine, 1999-2018

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